September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month


Last updated 9/21/2018 at 12:43am

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month. National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 9-15, and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10.

During this month, organizations and individuals across the country will be conducting activities to draw attention to the tragedy of youth suicide. 

Currently, suicide ranks as the second leading cause of death for ages 10 to 24, losing an average of more than 118 young people each week to suicide in this age group. The number of suicide deaths for ages 10 to 14 have more than doubled since 2006. While suicide...

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